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Sr. Core Engineer


Middleton, WI 10-29-2020
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  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Job Title:Sr. Core Engineer

Requisition ID:R002286

Your Core

Your Mission

As a Senior Core Engineer you will optimizing, enhancing, and developing new systems on top of the foundation of Call of Duty's AAA engine technology. This is a great opportunity to be part of a passionate team that defines and shapes the technology of our upcoming Call of Duty titles.

You will be developing the engine systems for our shipping products as well as improving the workflows of our development team. You will need to be proficient in writing efficient and clean C/C++ code. Qualified candidates will need to have a background in engine development and core subsystems. This includes multi-threading, I/O, memory management, performance, architecture, and optimizations.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
• Design, modify, optimize, and debug core engine systems
• Deploy, evaluate performance, and test software on all supported platforms
• Communicate features and development with production, engineering, design, and art teams
• Participate in the performance and code review process
• Contribute to the design and roadmap of industry-leading AAA engine technology
• Collaboration and co-development with other engineering teams
• Report to the Lead Technology Engineer

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in a Computer Science, Engineering, or Math related field
• Experience developing and optimizing core engine systems
• Background with parallel programming and multi-threaded engine systems
• Understanding of computer architecture and memory systems
• Strong programming background in C/C++
• Development experience with a current generation platform (console, PC, and/or mobile)
• Solid debugging skills, including ability to debug at an assembly-level when necessary
• Shipped at least one game title
• 5+ years of experience working in the game industry or related field
• Proven ability to collaborate, coordinate, communicate and support other team members
• Comprehensive understanding of object-oriented programming
• Creative, motivated, focused, passionate, results-oriented
• Demonstrated ability to write efficient, readable, and reliable code
• Passion for games and technology

Extra Points:
• Strong background in 3D math
• Demonstrated work with modern consoles and toolchains
• Experience with file streaming technologies
• Understanding of networked gameplay
• Background with programming language compilers, graphics, animation, and/or physics

Company Profile

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.